A Year On

Sanders in London!

This post comes a couple weeks late, but better late than never!  I have really enjoyed looking back at the posts I wrote about adjusting to expat life when we first moved, so for the sake of being able to remember how I felt about spending a full year abroad, here are some thoughts about […]

Friday Few

The cozy and quaint Andrew Edmunds in Soho.

Expat life can often feel like “two steps forward, one step back.” The thrill of getting more settled, achieving goals and seeing and experiencing new things is sometimes tempered by expat realities. This week has been great, but then I check the mail and see that the NI application process is indeed not as easy […]

Friday Few

It’s amazing how different a week can be when you’re somewhere new. When I think about our second week here compared to the first, the feel is completely different. We’re getting more settled for sure, but the uprootedness we (should have) expected is becoming more apparent. Still, what a city! This place really does amaze […]